Camp snapshot: D Andrew Bodnarchuk

Vitals: 5-foot-11, 190 pounds, turns 21 tomorrow.

Last year: 10-33–43 in 65 games for Halifax.

Profile: Undersized puck-moving defenseman who can start the rush and play sound positionally.

Notes: Selected 128th overall in the 2006 draft…Was returned to Halifax on Sept. 21, 2007, after a strong training camp… Was singled out by Claude Julien after a consistent preseason performance against New Jersey… Was Halifax captain in 2007-08… Signed amateur tryout agreements with Providence in each of the last two seasons… Is an outgoing personality who is considered a strong voice in the dressing room and a natural leader… Will most likely be in a featured role in Providence in 2008-09.

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Quotes: “Personally, I thought it was a great year for me,” Bodnarchuk said of 2007-08. “I got a lot of ice time and a lot of responsibility. I got to work a lot on the defensive part of my game as well as the offensive. I’m really happy with how my year went and the way I developed throughout.”

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